University of Idaho Alumni Average Salary

The University of Idaho is a school located in Moscow, Idaho with around 10,000 undergraduates. Alumni report earning excellent value for their tuition dollars; the school ranks in the top 21 percent of universities by return on investment. The school attracts plenty of sports fans to its small-town campus, though graduates go on to find employment in nearby cities like Seattle, Wash., Boise, Idaho, and Twin Falls, Idaho. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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College ROI Report

280th

20 Year Net ROI 

$363,000

Annual ROI 

9.0%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$79,200

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College Salary Report

213th

Early Career Salary 

$48,300

Mid-Career Salary 

$85,500

% High Meaning 

57 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

University of Idaho School Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Associate Director, Creative Services$106,916  
   
Mechanical Engineer$60,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Jul 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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About This School

875 Perimeter Drive
Moscow, ID 83844-2282

University of Idaho College of Law

www.uidaho.edu/admissions

9,540

State School, Research University, For Sports Fans

54 %

19 %

35 %

38 %

Industry

Professionally, the city government industry, the engineering services industry, and the consulting industry are popular business areas among the UI alumni. A large chunk of former UI students are employed in the manufacturing industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Median pay for those who graduated from the UI amounts to about $68K.

Jobs

Associate Directors of Creative Services win the contest for best-paid UI alumni, making $107K on average every year.

Locations

Boise, Idaho is filled with UI grads. Seattle, Wash. is another hot spot for UI grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to $80K). On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among UI grads is Twin Falls, Idaho (median compensation is $63K).

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) will compensate UI grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $107K on average per year. A Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) offers the lowest median annual financial reward (around $71K).

Skills

Project Management is a popular skill among UI alumni, with about one in four grads reporting using it on the job. Knowledge of Team Leadership seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 50 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (approximately $102K). In addition, those who are savvy in Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Office are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Most grads enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a majority of grads receive dental plans, too. A large number of alums allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Additional perks enjoyed by University of Idaho grads include a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Alumni of Western Michigan University pick up average paychecks of $71K, which is closest to the amount made by UI grads among similar schools. Other schools similar to UI include the Utah State University, the University of Wyoming, and the University of Nevada-Reno.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1420 1750
ACT Scores 20 26

Key Stats for University of Idaho

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %
Salary
$42,662 - $104,144
Salary
$48,778 - $89,295

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%
$106,916
$50,868 - $117,916
$37,000 - $88,600

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